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Foundations and Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics

Howard Eves

Buy this book at Amazon.com or try Amazon.co.uk in England, Amazon.ca in Canada, Amazon.de in Germany, Amazon.fr in France, Amazon.it in Italy, Amazon.es in Spain. ASIN=048669609X, Category: Mathematics, Language: E, cover: PB, pages: 362, year: 1997(1958).

Book Description
Third edition of popular undergraduate-level text offers overview of historical roots and evolution of several areas of mathematics. Topics include mathematics before Euclid, Euclid's Elements, non-Euclidean geometry, algebraic structure, formal axiomatics, sets, more. Emphasis on axiomatic procedures. Problems. Solution Suggestions for Selected Problems. Bibliography.


Review © (2006) by interesting-books-selector.com

Orginally published in 1958, this book is not only about mathematics, but also about historical developments of fundamental mathematical concepts in philosophical context.